Resources on Patience

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Topical Study on Patience For Christians, patience is a combination of steadfastness and endurance. Patience involves a certain long-suffering (the literal translation of the Greek word {{makrothumia}}) that allows us to stick with God and with our faith in God through often trying and difficult outward circumstances. In this sense, patience is tightly bound... Patience Article by Jessica Bratt https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2015/11/02/patience-2/ Article by Jessica Bratt Topics: Patience , Fruit of the Spirit , Sabbath Source: The Twelve A reflection on patience that suggest it is being willing to go at someone or something else’s pace, even when our own inclination tugs us to move at our own pace. Patience Devotional by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/patience/ Devotional by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Patience , Healing , Evil , Pain Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg "I often wonder why God puts up with us." Reflecting on Acts 13:16-18, Rachel Hackenberg considers God's patience with people in pain with the objective of healing them. Patience Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/patience-lent-17/ Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Patience , Lent , Blessing , Prayer Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg A prayer by Rachel G. Hackenberg that focuses on several areas of life where patience is practiced and blesses God for possessing a "mysterious patience." Patience and Hope Commentary/Exegesis by Dirk G Lange https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/third-sunday-of-advent/commentary-on-james-57-10-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Dirk G Lange Topics: Patience , Faith , Hope , Lectionary Source: Working Preacher This commentary on James 5:7-10 notes the importance of context in reading Scripture, and it teaches that patience and hope are both grounded in faith, that gift of the Holy Spirit. Patience: What Growth In Christ Looks Like Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2016/05/patience-growth-christ-looks-like/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Patience , Following of Christ Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis uses an excerpt from St. Isaac the Syrian (c.613-c.700) to define patience as growth in Christ. Patience a Spiritual Sign - Pope Francis and Tertullian on Patience Article by Fr. Brendan Lupton https://www.hprweb.com/2019/01/patience-a-spiritual-sign/ Article by Fr. Brendan Lupton Topics: Patience , Tertullian Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review This Catholic article considers the teach of Pope Francis and Tertullian on patience, suggesting patience as a spiritual sign of holiness. No Water Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/no-water/ Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Patience , Death , Prayer , Discipleship Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg A prayer by Rachel G. Hackenberg focused on asking God for patience and gratitude in dry seasons of life, highlighting the struggle of being thankful in times of struggle. Patience and Persecution Article by Molly Sabourin https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/gracehereandnow/2014/10/06/patience-persecution/ Article by Molly Sabourin Topics: Patience Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Molly Sabourin reflects on meekness and patience in terms of everyday living. Patience in an Impatient World Devotional by Melissa Slocum https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/6412/patience-in-an-impatient-world Devotional by Melissa Slocum Topics: Patience , Technology , Holiness Source: Ministry Matters We live in a technologically driven culture that values speed and efficiency. This devotional considers the value of patience as part of the path toward holiness. Patience Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2459-patience Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Patience , Work , Perseverance , Devotion Source: Day1 In this devotional, John Gunn reflects on the role of patience in achieving anything for the Kingdom of God. Wealth, Patience, and Suffering Commentary/Exegesis by Scott E Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/wealth-patience-and-suffering Commentary/Exegesis by Scott E Hoezee Topics: James , Money , Faith , Prayer Source: Groundwork This podcast looks at James 5 to see how patience, suffering, and prayer can benefit our spiritual lives and help us live out our faith today. The Love of God and the Patience of Christ Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-love-of-god-and-the-patience-of-christ Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Patience , Love , Christ , God Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on 2 Thessalonians 3:5, Charles Spurgeon invites us to know the love of God personally, and to develop the patience of Christ, e.g. in enduring suffering and watching in prayer. Full Text Hymns on Patience My soul with patience waitsPD
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The Purpose of Patience Commentary/Exegesis by Susan Eastman https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/third-sunday-of-advent/commentary-on-james-57-10-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Susan Eastman Topics: Patience , Judgment , James , Peace Source: Working Preacher Recognizing that exhortations for patience may oppress marginalized persons, Susan Eastman's commentary ... 5:7-10 calls for patience in conflict resolution. Eastman concludes that patience is necessary for supporting others ... Worship Service - Patience Sermon Starter/Outline by Elizabeth D Sands Wise http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/256802.pdf Sermon Starter/Outline by Elizabeth D Sands Wise Topics: Patience , Love , Work , Waiting Source: The Christian Reflection Project Elizabeth Sands Wise offers a worship service on the theme of patience, with call to worship, music, children's sermon, confession and assurance, prayer, meditation, scripture, lectio divina, communion, and benediction. God of Endless Patience Element of Worship by Ron Rempel https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/21465 Element of Worship by Ron Rempel Topics: Patience , Attributes of God , Glory , Honor Source: Together in Worship These words of sending by Ron Rempel reminds the congregation that those of us standing before God's presence in worship are the "evidence of God's endless patience." God's Patience Devotional by Timothy P O'Malley https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/gods-patience/ Devotional by Timothy P O'Malley Topics: Patience , Lent , Moses , Repentance Source: Church Life Journal In this Lenten devotional based on Exodus 3:15 and Luke 13:1-8, Timothy O'Malley says that the God who self-revealed in the burning bush "is our God of surprising patience and mercy." Practicing Apocalyptic Patience Devotional by Brandon J Williams https://www.episdionc.org/blog/caminando-with-jesus-practicing-apocalytic-patience/ Devotional by Brandon J Williams Topics: Patience , Goodness , Jesus , Violence Source: Caminando with Jesus Reflecting on Jesus' parable of the weeds (Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43), Brandon Williams says that we need to practice "apocalyptic patience" rather than trying to destroy those whom we consider to be "weeds." Time for Patience Article by Charles R Pinches http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/256796.pdf Article by Charles R Pinches Topics: Patience , Attributes of God , Idolatry , Sin Source: The Christian Reflection Project Christian patience keeps us on the path towards an ever more perfect love, especially when obstacles threaten to knock us off this path, or anger and distractions make us forget where we are going. Exercising Patience Sermon Illustration by Scott E Hoezee http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-11a/?type=the_lectionary_gospel Sermon Illustration by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Patience , Parables , Forgiveness , Sermon Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching The parable of the weeds (Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43) is not so much about all wrongs getting righted but is more about our lives right now. It is about patience which is a fruit of the Spirit. Practicing Hope through Patience Article by Heather Hughes http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/256798.pdf Article by Heather Hughes Topics: Patience , Suffering , Hope , Cross Source: The Christian Reflection Project Heather Hughes reflects on the nature of patience in the face of suffering. Patience is a gift grounded in the hope of the gospel.